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, a frenetic push to the finish. starting in florida monday, then, virginia, ohio and new hampshire, nearing midnight. >> perhaps some of your family and friends have not made up their mind who they're going to vote for. ask them to look beyond the speeches and the ads and all the attacks because talk is cheap. ask them to look at the record. >> reporter: president obama will spend election day here in chicago. he will address his supporters here at the lakeside center, either later tonight or perhaps early tomorrow morning, win or lose. rob and paula? >> all right. t.j. winick live in chicago this election morn. thank you very much. >> election morn. >> morning. short for -- >>> while the president is staying put there in chicago, mitt romney has a few more campaign miles left in him. >> like evening and eve. there you go. he's going to start his day in massachusetts and focus on some swing states. abc's brandi hitt is in boston. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. this is where mitt romney headquarters is set up. and where mitt romney hopes to hold a victory party later this evening.
of inappropriate e-mails to jill kelly. she is the florida woman whose complaints to the fbi eventually led to petraeus' resignation. in a new twist to the david petraeus sex scandal, the pentagon says that the top commander in afghanistan, general john allen, is under investigation, for sending allegedly improper e-mails to jill kelly. kelly is the florida woman who triggered the investigation and ultimately forced petraeus to resign. the pentagon is reviewing between 20,000 and 30,000 documents involved. allen, meanwhile, denies any wrongdoing and remains in his current position. late monday, agents spent nearly five hours at the home of petraeus' former mistress, paula broadwell, leaving early this morning with several boxes. this, after the fbi told abc news they discovered thousands of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus, detailing the affair. >> in his universe, this moral failing is unacceptable and renders him unworthy of continuing this position of responsibility for the nation. >> reporter: the affair came to light over the summer, as part of an fbi investigation that began aft
in florida. president obama has claimed victory in the sunshine state. but officials have not declared a winner. florida is still undecided, largely due to long voting lines on election night, a deluge of last-minute absentee ballots and other assorted problems, so to speak. >>> and our other major story is the drastic steps being taken for gas shortages in new york. new york's mayor says only one-quarter of the city's gas stations are actually open. and the shortage could last for a few more weeks. these drivers think rationing is a good idea. >> i think it will cut down the length of the lines. >> i think that makes sense. i think that should have started from the beginning. you know, it would have eased up. and you wouldn't have had this -- these long lines. and people trying to, you know, fight for gas. i think jersey, actually, did the right thing by doing that. >> as you just heard, a similar rationing plan is drastically reduced lines in neighboring new jersey. >>> there's growing frustration and anger on long island, since many residents still don't have power nearly two weeks
the day there when he could be in other states, states like florida. >> i don't think a republican has taken pennsylvania since 1988. but why does the campaign think that they're going to win tomorrow? why does romney's campaign think they're going to win that? >> well, paula, they think they are riding a wave of momentum. they see president obama vulnerable with national polls showing him below 50%. they think there's enormous enthusiasm among republican supporters and their support, their lead among independent voters would be enough to carry them the day and get them to victory tomorrow. >> it should be fascinating how it all turns out. tahman bradley live in beantown, thanks a lot. >>> on top of that there's an early election in florida. there was chaos and confusion at some polling places. people at one crowded voting location chanting "let us vote" as they briefly shut the doors. some people waited in line for more than six hours. >> and abc news is covering every last step of the campaign. we'll have all the election returns tomorrow night, live from times square. even if there
, the counting not over in florida. even though it no longer matters, florida's 29 electoral votes remain unclaimed. several counties are tallying absentee ballots. and some voters had to wait in line as long as seven hours to vote on tuesday. broken printers and extra long ballots added to the problem. >>> and more major political news coming out of china this morning. china's president has opened to party meetings on leadership change calling for the end of corruption. the meeting is aimed at installing the next generation of leaders. the gathering comes amid a scandal involving a top politician over his wife's involvement in the murder of a british businessman. >>> and a crime in california is making headlines. a 21-year-old man has confessed to breaking into house minority leader nancy pelosi's home. kevin hagen was arrested during another burglar in the same napa valley neighborhood. police say he admitted to breaking into six homes. and he had a watch on him that was taken from pelosi's house. >>> it's time, now, for the weather across the rest of the nation. there's a blizzard in t
from the carolinas through florida. snow flurries in the dakotas, around fargo and bismarck. foggy in california, from los angeles to san francisco. >> mostly 50s in the pacific northwest, central rockies and great plains. just 30 in fargo. 40s from the midwest into the northeast. 81 in miami. >> we can only dream. >>> when we come back, bp gets ready to big deep and pay up for that gulf oil spill. a big announcement is expected today. >>> then, this morning, fears about 5-hour energy. the megashot of caffeine could be linked to more than a dozen deaths. >>> and he shoots, he doesn't score. and doesn't score again. and still doesn't score. the player who looks like he needs a gps to find the hoop. the wrong one, at that. ñc?xús1@? >>> welcome back, everybody. well, oil giant bp is expected to plead guilty, today, for its role in the massive 2010 oil spill off the gulf coast. justice department sources tell reuters that bp would admit criminal misconduct and pay what could be the largest penalty in u.s. history, probably in the billions of dollars. in exchange, the company would b
80 miles east of houston. i-10 runs from florida to california. both sides were shut down for hours. tens of thousands hoping to get to their thanksgiving meal were stranded. >> the cause of the accident was a heavy fog bankrolled into this area. no one able to see. and one accident triggered another, and a chain reaction. >> reporter: fog-related collisions are among the deadliest. earlier this year, 20 died on a florida highway, enveloped in a choking mix of fog and smoke from a brush fire. this 5-year-old boy suffered minor injuries when a semi slammed into his mother's suv. its other precious cargo, the thanksgiving turkey. little damian ortiz used it to make sandwiches for the other injured. a roadside meal for those truly thankful, just to be alive. ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> tough scene there. >>> and another thanksgiving day tragedy has left one woman dead. this time, in pompano beach, florida. a dive boat carrying 23 people capsized and broke apart after it was hit by an enormous wave. everyone onboard was tossed into the water. >>> overseas, now. the cease-fire in th
street at north street. that also means third and at florida you will find a lot of activity. a roundabout way, they are wrapping up the construction. if you are near rte. 7 and gallows road. ridge road was closed each way. that is for on going utility repair. >> 4:11 right now. amtrak delivering service to the northeast corridor. they will operate modified service south of newark, new jersey today. they are hoping to restore limited service to new york city tomorrow. those who have already -- you can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel. >> city buses are starting to run again in new york. wednesday night people push their way onto a bus and headed over the queens borough bridge. the agency that runs public transport will offer free rides today and tomorrow. they are encouraging people to use mass transit instead of driving. 4:" right now and 41 degrees outside. >> the video that has gone by role. the presidential election >> welcome back. >> we were following a story out of college park, maryland. police say a robbery took place early this morning at the 7300 bal
, that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> reporter: florida is still too close to call. but even if romney won the state, obama still handily beats him in the electoral college vote. the popular vote will likely be closer. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you've made me a better president. >> reporter: obama beat republican challenger mitt romney after nabbing almost every 1 of the 12 crucial battleground states. around 1:00 a.m. eastern, romney spoke to supporters in boston, to let them know he had made a concession call to the president. >> i have just called president obama to congratulate him on his victory. his supporters and his campaign also deserve congratulations. >> reporter: the former massachusetts governor said it was time to put aside partisan bickering and work together for the country. >> this is a time of great challenges for america. and i pray that the president will be successful in guiding our nation. >> reporter: the newly-elected president spent the night here in chicago. he has no public e
the carolinas. showers in florida around west palm beach, ft. lauderdale and miami. >> 70s from dallas to miami. mostly 50s in the northeast and midwest. 60s in the rockies. and phoenix, sitting nice and pretty at about 80 degrees. >>> well, the mad dash to get out of town for thanksgiving is already under way. but it should be in full swing by tomorrow, what aaa is calling the very busiest travel day of the entire year. 43.6 million americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles. and this year, 90% of those folks will go by car. >>> and passengers at l.a.x. are being warned to allow 90 extra minutes of travel time tomorrow, because of a huge protest in the streets surrounding that airport. the demonstration by more than 1,000 members of the service employees union is expected to last about five hours. >>> and while keeping tabs on the crisis in the middle east, president obama has wrapped up his sessions at a summit of east asian nations. that summit was taking place in cambodia. this morning, mr. obama met with china's outgoing premier. both men stressed the need for the u.s. and china to
, indiana has had 38 powerball winners. missouri, following with 26. the most tickets are sold in florida, which has seen four winners in just the past three years. advisers say winners should take a lump sum payment. and for a singer winner at this point, that would mean walking away with a cool $327 million before taxes. >>> the looming fiscal cliff is one reason you may want to take that lump sum. if no deal is reached, and taxes go up, most financial advisers say that could cost the winner millions. >>> and with that fiscal cliff ahead, president obama is mounting a full-court press, making his case for higher taxes on wealthier americans, even as critics accuse him of being back in campaign mode. he'll meet today with mittle-class meshes who taxes will go up if there's no deal by the end of the year. and he talked to high-powered ceos about cutting the nation's deficit. >>> susan rice, who is the front-runner to be the next secretary of state, is back to capitol hill for more meetings with some of her harshest critics. the topic this time, her comments after the attack on the consula
. while mitt romney is very focused on florida and virginia, two states he must win to win the presidency. that brief pause for superstorm sandy seems like a distant memory. on the campaign trail, the attacks were back. >> the fair bet is on citizens. but what's casting my bet is on you. >> reporter: president obama is delivering his closing arguments. >> i know what change looks like because i fought for it. you have, too. and after all we've been through together, we sure as heck can't give up now. >> we're going to win on november 6th. i'll tell you that. >> reporter: he countered the president's closing argument. >> i believe that america finally needs real change as promised. we're going to give it to the american people. >> reporter: the latest abc news/"washington post" poll still shows a tight race. but three new polls in key battleground states has president obama on top. it's now all hands on deck. vice president biden stumped in iowa. >> the american people are asking themselves the question in these final days, who can they trust? >> reporter: bill clinton is working just as h
advisory in florida. >> 70s from miami to dallas. 50s from new york to chicago and minneapolis. 77 in phoenix, and 57 in albuquerque. >>> coming up, walmart bracing for major protests. outside stores on black friday, now just days away. >>> and the fate of the twinkie. can they survive the sale of hostess? >>> and what a month for mother nature. check out the water spout caught on camera over the weekend. details when we come back. ñcñ?x@ [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your
-covered mountain passes in the northwest. slick roads along the eastern coast of florida. and thick, morning fog could hamper visibility in the upper midwest. >> if you're flying today, airport delays are possible in san francisco, seattle, chicago and detroit. >>> what is the end of an era on "sesame street." the man who created the personality of beloved muppet, elmo, has resigned. >> for the second time in just a week, a man has come forward to accuse elmo puppeteer, kevin clash, of engaging in inappropriate sexual behavior. cecil singleton is a 24-year-old college student who is suing kevin clash for $5 million. singleton says he met clash on a gay chat line when he was 15. and for a two-week period, they had sexual contact but no intercourse. and he insists he told clash exactly how old he was. >> i remember confessing to him when we were eating that i wasn't 18. but that i would be turning 16 in the near future. >> reporter: singleton claims he did not know what clash did for a living until much later on. and he decided to come forward only after hearing that another man was accusing clash
investigation. >> the sheriff in orange county, florida, now confirms a computer investigator missed a crucial google search on a computer found in anthony's home. someone searched "foolproof suffocation methods." the same day that anthony's 2-year-old daughter caylee was last seen alive. anthony was acquitted of murder last year. >>> a vigil was held last night in central minnesota for two teens shot to death by a homeowner. the shooter, byron smith, is likely to be charged with second degree murder today. he claims that they broke into his house and he fired in self-defense. but he did not report it to police. the bodies were later found in his basement. the neighbors say smith is a decent guy who may have just snapped. >>> and now to an impromptu emergency mission. a dramatic deep sea rescue 250 miles off the coast of mexico. scuba divers in the pacific ocean stumbled on this giant whale shark entangled into thick rope it was wrapped so tightly it was cutting into its flesh. one diver came to the rescue with his pocket knife slicing away at the rope which had been there so long it was cover
.c. also, rain soaks highways in the carolinas, northern florida and much of the gulf coast. >> if you're flying, airport delays are possible for the northeast and new york, philadelphia and d.c., plus, in new orleans. >>> this holiday season, forget visions of sugarplums dancing in people's heads. right now, everyone seems to be dreaming of a fortune instead. >> that vision is winning wednesday night's record powerball jackpot, worth at least $425 million. in 42 states and washington, d.c., people are lining up for their chance at almost $500 million. at 2 bucks a ticket, they figure, why not? >> we call it the red neck retirement fund. sooner or later, someone's going to get it. >> reporter: you have to be in it to win it. but the $2 ticket has a 1 in 175 million chance of winning the jackpot numbers. the prize has grown so large because no one has hit the prize for 16-straight draws. as the fortune grow, so do the lines. this morning, georgia lottery officials are apologizing to powerball players who faced slow machines. >> they need to hurry and get the system up. >> reporter: some
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